"I didn't expect to accomplish anything by this talk," she said, relapsing into listlessness.
There was courage in that, I saw, for all the listlessness of the tone in which it had been uttered.
Marie accepted without enthusiasm—and her listlessness was not lost over forty miles of telephone wire.
His manner was the extreme of listlessness—the listlessness of great fatigue.
He complained of the listlessness and want of attention of the Indians to the truths by Mr. G., his spiritual guide.
But now of a sudden Sir Oliver's listlessness was all dispelled.
Yet there remained always in the look that quality, not of listlessness, but of abstraction.
"Gafferson," Thorpe repeated, very slowly, and with almost an effect of listlessness.
Her apathy and listlessness, her strangely vacant look, combined with the wonderful beauty of her countenance, held me fascinated.
A listlessness had come upon me, and I obeyed the pointing finger.
having no inclination or spirit; characterized by unwillingingness to exert
Middle English list 'desire' + less